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8-07-2011 @ 6:16PM
Good form. This does a good job of making Mists of Pandaria sound less terrible and half-assed (I know thats an unfair assumption from a title but... Pandaren? Really?). Excellent TFH.
8-07-2011 @ 7:39PM
It might make it sound less silly but it is still silly. Im sorry but you cant take this seriously. And neither can blizzard. I can live with motorcycles, gyrocopters etc. But drunken monks? what is this some disney children movie? You cant build whole expansion on Ester Egg Warcraft3 hero and some creep mobs.
8-07-2011 @ 8:25PM
@Montas Many players still haven't noticed, but Warcraft has always been shaped by fantasy. If something has been thought up in the minds of man for a good fantasy story or myth, it ends up in Warcraft through one form or another. You're just the current generation of Warcraft skeptics, which is not a bad thing, being skeptical is healthy. However, Warcraft started as ugly, evil orcs, and midieval humans. Blizz added on elves, dwarves, ogres, etc, and people had the same reaction "this is dumb! it should just be orcs and humans!", yet the game grew more popular because of that. Again, in Warcraft three Blizzard added on Night Elves, undead, gave demons a more prominent role, etc and people said "that's dumb! this shouldn't be in Warcraft!"... and again, Warcraft got more popular. Repeat the process with miscellaneous WoW mobs, Draenei, and now Pandaren.
8-07-2011 @ 8:27PM
Did you even read the article? If Anne's right then the expansion won't have nearly as much to do with the Pandaren as the name suggests.
8-07-2011 @ 9:14PM
I'm no sceptic, i love warcraft, i did not played First one, but i started with War2, read all books I could get my hands on (That makes me no expert). I love Warcraft lore. It's just... Pandas? Realy?I'm not saying ill quit or something if any of this will make it through, but i could imagine blizzard could come with something more original than pandas. My humble opinion is, blizz would be better off with some ideas from comments on this site (check last tinfoil hat edition) than with pandas. At the end they are making this game for us, and as for me, i dont like the idea of playing as panda. They can get all the rest that was mentioned in this article and just call it something like "Blue seas of Azeroth" or whatever. Just skip pandas.
8-07-2011 @ 9:16PM
Clearly someone never played Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne.Specifically, Rexxar's mission.I'm not sure why people claim the Pandaren are a joke-race -- they started like that, sure, but they've been made part of the history of Warcraft already.Remember Chen's lost keg, in Durotar?
8-07-2011 @ 10:17PM
@Montas"they are making this game for us, and as for me, i dont like the idea of playing as panda"Your implication that they have to make the game to please you is silly. Also, guess what? If the Pandaren are a playable race, no one is going to force you to play one.
8-07-2011 @ 10:32PM
More original than pandas? Not too many games have drunken pandas doing karate chops. Plenty have demons and zombies running around though. Especially since we already have bear people in-game (say hi to the furbolg). Pandarians would be white and black bear people with a different build.
8-07-2011 @ 11:40PM
I mean absolutely NO DISRESPECT to Anne, but this is like word-for-word for Jesse Cox and Pride's "Mists of Pandaria" Lore 4 Noobs thingy they did last week, and while it didn't take 1.25 hours because you didn't keep sidetracking yourself (LOL), their thing was just more fun.PLEASE NO BEING OF ANGRY AT ME!! I'm always a fan of these; it's just that it reads like a transcript.
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